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Hope Tanka Poems | Tanka Poems About Hope

These Hope Tanka poems are examples of Tanka poems about Hope. These are the best examples of Hope Tanka poems written by international PoetrySoup poets

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Heart's Sanctuary

leaves change colour
twirling to the cold ground
in submission--
place a bright orange leaf
beside an old photograph

a dash of colour
to highlight warm memories--
autumn winds howl
without breaching 
heart's sanctuary

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A Dream

Cerulean sky, a dove with an olive branch no marchpast below, no guns,armymen waiting patiently to receive it. This dream in my mind, flowers in armymen's hands, single sky above, only one race called-Human for blood has just one colour. © kash poet *Will put this poem in bottles and float in the Indian Ocean. ===================000====================

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A New Day


Away all sorrow

   Move swiftly into the past

      Today's a new day

        Wanting only happiness

            Tomorrow is further still...

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Spring marks no return
to life from sleep, no rebirth
of something long dead...

but here rises a new hope
from the ashes of the world.

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Rejoice (Tanka)

Rejoicing in life
soul’s jubilation singing
raising of voices

Praises of joy unto Him
uplifting mortal spirit

Comments:    The Japanese tanka dating back to the 5th Century has a format of 
five lines:  the first has five syllables. The second has seven syllables. The third 
has five syllables.  The forth and fifth lines have seven syllables each. The 
pattern is 5/7/5/7/7 for a total of thirty-one syllables.  This one is about rejoicing.

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'Stream Of Liberty'

water tumbling down saturating deep within to my nucleus purging insecurities like a stream of liberty Contest Name: Write Me A Rippling Stream Sponsor: Constance La France ~ A Rambling Poet ~ By: Wilma N. Neels Date: 03/06/2011
030620111455 5th Place

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Bright Sunshine Pieces

Bright sunshine pieces Flowing on down the roadway Illumine the spaces Yellow beads of perfect light Brushing my cheeks with great warmth
Russell Sivey

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A traveler lost Far in unknown galaxies Afraid, uncertain Yet, fervent hope’s reborn When eyes behold one blue sphere ~*~

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Sunshine in her Smile

Sunshine in her smile like soft afternoon sun rays forming a rainbow in my grey and cloudy sky after a heavy downpour. Give me more sunshine O faraway sunlight girl, this old fragile heart now longs for more sunny days, wake me up from my slumber! © kash poet ===========000=========== Placement:1st; (October 2012) Contest:Tanka Crazy--Sunshine Sponsor: Leonora Galinta ===========000============

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This thing we call hope Grabs our hand and gently tugs Perhaps tomorrow Breathing will be easier And life will hold some promise